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Just A Walk In The Park

It’s a beautiful day — take your dog and head to the closest park for some sunshine and exercise. Studies show that your dog is a great stand-in for an expensive personal trainer, helping you reap the benefits of exercise for both of you. The incentive provided by your enthusiastic dog may be just what you need to get off the couch and out into the spring sunshine. What you’ll need: Collar or Harness and Leash. Most parks require that dogs

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Is your dog being destructive? Maybe he needs a job!

A vast amount of behavioral problems in dogs can be traced back to one common enemy: boredom. Dogs that have to spend a lot of time in a crate and don’t get enough exercise or stimulation are often the dogs that end up needing expensive, time consuming sessions at a trainer. Sadly, many dogs in this situation may find themselves in a shelter or rescue. Remember, though they are domesticated, our four-legged friends are still animals. Even dogs of the

Why is your cat such a jerk?

We hate to break it to you, but there’s something we just can’t deny any longer. Your cat is a total jerk. If you’re a cat owner and proclaimed cat lover, we have a sneaking suspicion that this thought has crossed your mind once or twice (or 100 times). But, why? They’re so cute and cuddly… right? Your cat is a jerk because they just can’t help it! It’s science. YOUR CAT KNOCKS THINGS OFF THE TABLE Even our resident fish guy (and all

Something’s Fishy This February!

Here at Pets Plus, we are gearing up for a BIG February coming your way! Not only do we have our Customer Appreciation Day on February 11, but we are also bringing you a whole month of #FishyFebruary specials. It couldn’t be better timing, either. Are you expecting a little kickback from your tax return? Invest that extra dough into starting or adding to your aquaria hobby. Looking to get started? We’ve got you covered! For the entire month of February, we

Is Your Dog Jealous?

Jealousy may seem like an emotion that is unique to humans. But, feeling green with envy may also lend itself to our canine friends. Research indicates that dogs can be quite possessive when it comes to being the focus of their owners’ attention. A recent study from University of California, San Diego, studied the reactions of 36 dogs when their owners focused their attention elsewhere to determine if dogs were capable of being jealous. The study participants ignored their own dogs while

Which Bird is Right for You?

National Bird Day is recognized on Thursday, January 5 – so what better way to celebrate than to find out what sort of bird is right for you? Humans from all levels of society have been keeping birds for thousands of years, from kings (Henry VIII) to explorers (Christopher Columbus) to presidents (Teddy Roosevelt).There’s so much to choose from! Do you want a small singer who will fill your house with beautiful chirping? Or do you prefer a large parrot who